Harold Shipman

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A UK general practitioner who was convicted of killing 15 women largely with lethal injections of heroin. Some believing the number was even higher
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Shipman happened upon Taylor in mile one of his four-mile trek.
It started last night with Harold Shipman: Driven To Kill and continues next week with Harold Shipman: Catching A Killer.
In 25 years as a family doctor, Shipman murdered at least 215 of his trusting patients - 171 women and 44 men.
Nowak, 46, admits she drove from Texas to Florida to confront Shipman. Prosecutors say she sprayed Shipman with pepper spray in an attempt to kidnap her.
Shipman, Britain's worst serial killer, was jailed for life in 2000 for murdering 15 elderly patients in Hyde, Greater Manchester.
The video footage broadcast on the Internet will horrify Wayne, 20 - and has sickened relatives and friends of people twisted Shipman killed.
He specifically criticised decisions made in relation t o Shipman under the prison privileges scheme, which meant the former Greater Manchester GP was not able t o ring his wife Primrose.
Despite previous threats to kill himself, Shipman was not put on suicide watch at the jail.
THE suicide of mass- murdering GP Harold Shipman could not have been predicted or prevented, a report has found.
The jail cell suicide of killer GP Harold Shipman 'could not have been predicted or prevented,' an official report said yesterday.